3 Bedroom Chalet For Sale
Found in the tranquil village of Hoxne and within the beautiful countryside surrounding the Waveney valley on the north Suffolk borders, the property enjoys a pleasant position within this favoured village. Hoxne is considered to be one of the prettiest villages along the Waveney Valley and is steeped in history, Evidence has been found of flint tools used by early mankind, and in more recent history the 'Hoxne Hoard', a collection of Roman gold and silver now displayed in the British Museum, was discovered by a local detectorist in 1992. The young Edmund, the King of the original Kingdom of East Anglia, was reputed to have hidden under the Goldbrook Bridge in the village after a defeat in battle, and was caught and slain by the marauding Vikings in 869.
The village retains many period properties, and offers a wide variety of amenities including a popular primary school, a post office/ convenience store, a fine church, a much favoured public house and restaurant, a village hall providing a number of events, an active sports field and pavilion, and activities ranging from Scouts to a flower and gardening club. There are two secondary schools in the local area, one of which is rated 'Outstanding' and the other 'Good', and children travel to these schools by a school bus. A more extensive range of amenities is found in Eye and the nearby market town of Diss, the latter having the benefit of a mainline railway station with frequent services to Norwich, Ipswich and London Liverpool Street.
The property comprises a three bedroom detached chalet bungalow believed to have been built in the 1960s on the site of two former thatched cottages. The property is of traditional brick and cavity wall construction with an interlocking tiled roof. All windows were replaced by upvc double glazed windows in the 1990s,, and a new external oil combi boiler was installed in 2018. The house offers light and spacious accommodation.
The property also contains a separate detached, self-contained annexe. With two rooms, kitchen and bathroom it could easily form an office for those working from home.
Both properties are approached by a driveway providing extensive parking. There is also a large double garage 19'10" x 21'3" (6.07m x 6.50m), with power and lighting. At the front of the property, separated from the road by a high hedge, there is a formal garden, extending to the side of the property with a summer house and the upper pond. There is also an attractive brick and tile building used by the present owners to keep two freezers. At the rear there is a very large garden and the lower pond designed as a wildlife pond. At one side of the garden and behind the double garage is a greenhouse and a vegetable garden with well cultivated soil. The main garden features an array of mature fruit trees - apple, pear, greengage, fig, walnut, and cherry, together with the lower pond. Behind the garage is a large log store measuring 15'7" x 8'6" (4.77m x 2.60m), together with garden sheds and large water storage containers used to retain rainwater. The whole property is enclosed by fencing, hedging, and trees. The bottom of the garden is separated from the field behind by thick hedging and a handsome chestnut tree.
The rooms are as follows:
ENTRANCE HALL: 6' 5" x 15' 6" (1.96m x 4.73m) Space for shoes and coats giving access to two reception rooms, kitchen and bathroom. Stairs rising to first floor level.
RECEPTION ROOM ONE: 12' 0" x 22' 9" (3.67m x 6.95m) With triple aspect to front, side and rear being a bright and spacious reception room with fireplace and inset wood burner. Giving access to conservatory.
RECEPTION ROOM TWO: 13' 10" x 9' 6" (4.23m x 2.90m) Windows to front and side. Previously a dining room, but now used as a study. At one side of the room is a cupboard containing electricity meters.
KITCHEN: 13' 10" x 10' 8" (4.23m x 3.26m) Windows to side and rear. The kitchen offers a good range of wall and floor units, work surfaces, Flavel double oven with eight ring gas hob and extractor above, large stainless steel sink with drainer and mixer tap, store cupboard to side, giving access to utility room. A water softener in floor cupboard adjacent to sink.
BATHROOM: 6' 4" x 5' 1" (1.95m x 1.57m) With window to rear comprising panelled bath, low level wc, hand wash basin and tiled splashbacks.
UTILITY: 8' 5" x 10' 0" (2.58m x 3.05m) Windows to both sides and rear with stainless steel sink drainer and mixer tap, wall and floor units, space for large fridge freezer and plumbing for washing machine and vent for tumble drier. Door to driveway.
CONSERVATORY: 10' 11" x 10' 8" (3.33m x 3.27m) Being a brick base upvc double glazed conservatory having views and door giving access to side garden, summerhouse, paved sitting out area covered by an electrically operated blind.
FIRST FLOOR LEVEL - LANDING: Aspect to front giving access to three bedrooms and bathroom.
BEDROOM ONE: 11' 10" x 14' 10" (3.61m x 4.53m) Window to side garden and overlooking the Conservatory. This bedroom is presently used as a study and as a music room. There are two wardrobe cupboards on either side of the space previously occupied by a double bed.
BEDROOM TWO: 13' 10" x 10' 4" (4.22m x 3.17m) With window to side drive and to the rear looking down over the main garden.
BEDROOM THREE: 13' 10" x 8' 6" (4.22m x 2.61m) With window to side having two storage cupboards to side.
BATHROOM: 7' 4" x 5' 5" (2.26m x 1.66m) With window to rear comprising corner shower cubicle, low level wc and hand wash basin over vanity unit.
ANNEXE: At the rear side of the Annexe, and in front of its kitchen, is a small garden area with its own wooden shed and fenced over with its own fence, hedging, and an elaborate ivy covered arch giving access to the main garden.
KITCHEN: 14' 0" x 5' 10" (4.28m x 1.78m) With window to rear, the kitchen offers a range of wall and floor units, work surfaces, stainless steel sink with drainer and mixer tap, plumbing for washing machine, space for white goods. Access to reception room.
RECEPTION ROOM: 10' 9" x 15' 8" (3.30m x 4.79m) With window to front being a light and spacious reception room giving access to bedroom and sun room.
BEDROOM: 9' 4" x 12' 6" (2.86m x 3.82m) With window to front being a double bedroom giving access to the bathroom.
BATHROOM: 7' 1" x 7' 9" (2.16m x 2.37m) With window to side comprising shower cubicle, low level wc and hand wash basin. Large airing cupboard to side with shelving.
SUN ROOM: Having views and access onto the rear gardens.
VIEWINGS: Strictly by appointment with Whittley Parish Estate Agents, please contact a member of the sales team at our Diss office on 01379 640808.
OUR REF: 8105
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